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PBS
Mar 25, 2013 7:00pm PDT
other countries were used. >>> south korean defense minister kim kwon-jin has warned north korea ahead of a contentious anniversary. 46 south korean seamen were lost three years ago when north korean forces allegedly sank a warship. kim visited the island close to where the ship went down. he told troops to stay on high alert. >> translator: if north korea provokes us again, we have to retaliate strongly to prevent them from even thinking about attacks in the future. >> international investigators concluded the ship was torpedoed by a north korean submarine, but pyongyang denies involvement. north korea has reacted angrily to u.s./south korea joint military drills, meaning tensions remain high ahead of the anniversary. >>> traditional japanese textiles usually found under foot are popping up in different places. these coin cases and belts are made from a cloth. it covers the edge of floor mats to keep strands of straw from unraveling. fewer japanese use the mats so some are trying to stay in business by looking abroad. >> reporter: these products went on sale at a trade show held in pa
PBS
Mar 20, 2013 7:00pm PDT
south korean companies. >> a south korean defense ministry representative says i.t. personnel have found no signs of any problems with their computer network. he says they have raised their information warfare alert system as a precaution. people in south korea's presidential office have also taken action. a spokesperson says president park assigned her officials to quickly restore the country's affected computer networks to their normal status and find out what caused the outages. government officials in seoul have dealt with several cyber attacks in the past. they overloaded websites with mass iive amounts of data in ju 2009. they confirmed for the first time a cyber attack by north korea. in march 2011 hackers blocked access to the website of the office of the south korean president and other government agencies. they traced the take to a north korean government agency in china. two months later another agency halted atm services at a south korean bank. professor kim jong un says the latest cyber attack is different from those in the past. >> translator: many private firms use s
PBS
Mar 18, 2013 7:00pm PDT
coalition partners include the jewish home party whose members oppose a palestinian state. the new defense minister and housing minister both support the building settlements in occupy territory. construction must stop before they will return to the negotiation table. >>> pope francis has welcomed a visitor from back home just a few days into his new role. argenti argentina's president paid him a visit at the vatican and put his diplomatic skills to the test. the pope welcomed her before lunch. she asked him to intervene with the dispute in britain over the islands. there's no word how the pope responded to the quest. when he was archbishop he clashed with her and her husband. think seem to put their quarrels behind them during the latest meeting when they exchanged gifts. >>> on a small island people are worried about their savings. tell us about this tax. >> the details were supposed to be decided on by today. due to strong reaction from the public, officials decided they needed a few more days to ponder it. political leaders have postponed a vote to seize a portion of individual's bank
PBS
Mar 22, 2013 7:00pm PDT
putin. his three-day visit will also include a tour of the russian defense ministry. leaders of china and russia take an approach different than the united states on issues related to north korea, syria and iran. all of those nations have close relations with either china or russia. president xi's next stop on his tour is africa. in south africa, he will attend a summit of the brics group of emerging economies, including brazil, india, russia and the host nation. he wants to bring the block closer together so it can exert more influence. in tanzania, in the republic of conga, president xi will work on the natural resources needed to feed china's economic engine. analysts say the chinese leader is being strategic with his first trip abroad. they say he is trying to strengthen ties with russia and emerging economies to give china more global influence in a world where the united states plays a leading role. takafumi terui, nhk world. >>> investigators looking into this week's cyberattack against south korean broadcasters and banks are withdrawing a claim they made early on. they initial
KCSMMHZ
Mar 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
defense of its people, and territorial claims without pushing china too far. >>> china's chiez news spokes person hong lei justified the actions. >> china has unquestionable sovereignty over the parcel islands. the boat was engaged in illegal fishing. the action is justifiable and reasonable. >> he add ed the people involve ed said they did not damage the fishing boat. hong declined to confirm if shots were fired and whether the chinese vessel was a warship. >>> chinese president is in south africa to attend the summit of the brics emerging economies. xi jinping wants the chinese government to enhance ties to compete with the u.s. and other industrialized countries. this will be the first time president xi will participate in an international meeting since he took office earlier this month. the two-day summit begins on tuesday in durbin. brics is made up of brazil, russia, india, china, and south africa. the leaders are expected to discuss how rising commodities and grain prices are affecting emerging countries. also on the agenda is an agreement among the brics members to provide e
KCSMMHZ
Mar 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
with passing national defense secrets to his chinese girlfriend. prosecutors say benjamin pierce bishop gave classified information to a chinese woman between may of 2011 and december of last year. they say the leaked information concerned planned appointments of strategic nuclear weapons. u.s. ballistic missile capabilities and early radar warning systems in the pacific rim. they say pitch shop met her at an international conference on defense issues in hawaii. he was required to report the relationship, and he did not. if convicted, he could face 20 years in prison. more and more people around the world are learning about the potential of something they can't see, touch, or even understand. scientists are working with endeu endeuced ips cells to one day grow organs an tissues. it is not just giving people new hope, it's helping with the development of new drugs. >> cells under a microscope. these are artificially made cardiomyocytes or heart muscle cells they can grow into any cell on the body also called versatile cells. ips cells were first made from cells taken from human sk
KCSMMHZ
Mar 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
meeting russian president vladimir putin. during his three-day stay, he will visit the russian defense ministry and will meet students learning the chinese language. president xi will then fly to africa. he's visiting tanzania and the republic of congo. he'll also attend a summit in south africa of five emerging economies known as brics. brazil, russia, india, china and south africa. >>> russia has turned down an appeal for aid by cyprus leaving banks on the island country in deep financial trouble. cyprus sent its finance minister michael air isous to moscow to seek help from russia. many wealthy companies and people keep their money in russia because of preferential tax treatment. two days of talks ended up without any agreement. bloomberg quotes saris as saying cyprus will continue to gain some kind of assistance from russia. he says there's still possibility to get conditions eased for the loans russia has extended in the past. >>> tensions are rising i >>> representatives from japan and the uk sponsored it. the three members of the commission will look into north korea's network o
KCSMMHZ
Mar 25, 2013 6:00am PDT
military technology such as surface-to-air missile and aerial tankers. chinese defense ministry representatives say their military relationship with russia is not directed at any third country. but the weapons deal comes as china remains locked in a dispute with neighboring nations over territory in the east china sea and the south china sea. chinese leaders are expanding their military budget. the country's defense spending has surged nearly fourfold in the past decade. >>> populous, prosperous, pushing ahead. china's ride, power, and problems. an income gap divides it's people, pollution threatens their health, and trained relations with their neighbors. find out about the challenges china faces on "newsline." >>> police in south korea say a cyber attack is being investigated. malware affected tv stations and banks say it disabled more than 32,000 computers. members of a task force have detected ip addresses to the u.s. and three european countries. they have not disclosed the names, but they have asked for cooperation to track down the original source of the cyber attacks. in
KCSMMHZ
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
bases in south korea. defense department spokesman george little said the b-52 missions are meant to be a deterrent. he said the aim is to demonstrate the u.s. military's capabilities to north korea. scientists in north korea conducted a third test in the month. they said they were scrapping the truce that ended fighting in the korean war. >>> in new york, north korea's representative to the united nations has justified his country's possession of nuclear arms. he says it's a way to counter the u.s. threat. deputy representative ri tong il spoke before the u.n. conference on the arms trade treaty. he refrained from mentioning the u.s. directly, but he criticized the country for continuing the development of nuclear weapons. >> at the front of the modernization is the largest nuclear weapon state who has listed certain countries as targets. with increased -- >> ri said such increased nuclear blackmail has compelled his country to adopt the same preemptive strike policy. the u.s. delegation did not exercise its right to reply and disregarded the condemnation from north korea. >>> japan
KCSMMHZ
Mar 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
defense forces. >>> norea has been threatening to launch a nuclear attack on the u.s. and now the country has washed that japan is also a target. the north has been criticizing japan for reenforcing the sanctions it's imposed against the country. the ruling korean workers newspaper issued a story. the security council resolution imposed additional sanctions on north korea for conducting its third nuclear test. the commentary warns that if the u.s. lights the fuse of a nuclear war japan will not be spared. north korea says it used a smaller, lighter atomic bomb in itd test. the north is believed to have deployed about 200 midrange ballistic missiles with a range that covers most parts of japan. >>> some local governments in japan with nuclear plans in their jurisdiction will likely miss monday's deadline for reviewing their disaster control plans. other municipalities have already finished the process but have yet to draw up concrete evacuation plans. the nuclear regulation authority reviewed their disaster control measures based on new sets of guidelines. they expand from the kufrnt 10 ki
KCSMMHZ
Mar 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
malicious program into the network. >> a south korean defense ministry representative says i.t. personnel have found no signs of any problems with their computer network. he says they have raised their information warfare alert system as a precaution. people in south korea's presidential office have also taken action. a spokesperson says president park geun-hye assigned her officials to quickly restore the network to its normal status and find out what caused the outage. >>> government and opposition forces in syria are pointing fingers at each other after an attack in the northern city of aleppo. at least 25 people were killed. more than 100 wounded. both sides claim whoever was responsible used chemical weapons. state-run tv aired video of the wounded over and over. the agency reported what it called terrorists fired a missile containing a chemical substance. the government regularly uses the term "terrorist" when referring to opposition forces. members of the opposition free syrian army deny the accusations. they say government forces were behind the attack. officials from the russian
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